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Tobacco in Australia 

A comprehensive review of the major issues in smoking and health in Australia, compiled by the Cancer Council Victoria.  Production of editions 2 to 4 of this publication has been funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Ongoing updating is also being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, with contributions from Cancer Councils in all states and territories, Quit, NSW Health, ACT Health, and ACOSH. 

This work has been produced with the objective of bringing about a reduction in death and disease caused by tobacco use. Much of it has been derived from other published sources and these should be quoted where appropriate. The text may be freely reproduced and figures and graphs (except where reproduced from other sources) may be used, giving appropriate acknowledgement to Cancer Council Victoria.

Editors and authors of this work have tried to ensure that the text is free from errors or inconsistencies. However in a resource of this size it is probable that some irregularities remain. Please notify Cancer Council Victoria if you become aware of matters in the text that require correction.

Suggested citation

Greenhalgh, EM, Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH. Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues. Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria; 2022. Available from www.TobaccoInAustralia.org.au

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<Author(s) of relevant chapter section>, <Name of chapter section> in Greenhalgh, EM, Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH [editors]. Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues. Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria; <Date last updated>. Available from <url of relevant chapter or section>

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  • Section 13.2 Tobacco taxes in Australia, updated September 2022
  • Section 7.19 Interventions tailored for age and/or gender, updated September 2022
  • Section 7.10 Role of health professionals and social services, updated September 2022
  • Section 18B.4 Chemicals in e-liquids and e-cigarette aerosols, published August 2022
  • Section 7.14 Cessation assistance: telephone- and internet-based interventions, updated August 2022
  • Section 9.4 The relationship between tobacco smoking and financial stress, updated August 2022
  • Section 10.18 The investment of public funds in tobacco - the case for divestment, updated August 2022
  • Section 7.7 Environmental and biopsychosocial factors that influence quitting, updated August 2022
  • Section 7.9 Increasing smoking cessation at the population level, updated August 2022
  • Section 18B.3 Prevalence of e-cigarette use, updated August 2022
  • Chapter 12 Tobacco products, updated August 2022
  • Section 7.11 Smoking cessation and pregnancy, updated August 2022
  • Section 18B.6 Effects of e-cigarette use on smoking, updated August 2022
  • Chapter 8 Tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, updated July 2022
  • Section 9.6 Tailored and targeted interventions for low socioeconomic groups, updated July 2022
  • InDepth 9A Addressing smoking in highly disadvantaged and other priority groups, added July 2022: 
  • Section 4.16 Secondhand smoke and pregnancy, updated June 2022
  • Section 13.3 The price of tobacco products in Australia, updated June 2022
  • Section 18B.3 Prevalence of e-cigarette use, updated June 2022
  • Section 5.16 Smoking in movies, TV and other popular culture/media, updated April 2022
  • Section 3.9 Increased susceptibility to infection in smokers, updated April 2022
  • Section 5.13.3 Products and packaging created to appeal to new users, updated April 2022
  • Section 15.6 Smoking bans in the home and car, updated April 2022
  • Section 18B.10 Key Australian and international position statements on e-cigarettes, health, and options for regulation, updated April 2022
  • Section 14.3 Public education campaigns to discourage smoking: the Australian experience, updated April 2022
  • Section 1.10 Prevalence of smoking in other high-risk sub-groups of the population, updated March 2022
  • Section 18B.3 Prevalence of e-cigarette use, updated March 2022
  • Section 11A.6 International flow-on effects, updated March 2022
  • Section 9.8 Are current strategies to discourage smoking in Australia inequitable?, updated March 2022
  • Section 2.4 Expenditure on tobacco products, updated March 2022
  • Appendix 1.16 Public perceptions of tobacco as a drug, and public opinion regarding tobacco control policies, updated March 2022
  • Section 9.9 Are there inequalities in access to and use of treatment for dependence on tobacco-delivered nicotine?, updated March 2022
  • Section 9.3  Contribution of smoking to health inequality, updated March 2022
  • Section 10.14 Ethical issues related to tobacco farming and production, updated March 2022
  • Section 18B.14 Policies and programs to reduce e-cigarette use among young people and non-smokers, updated February 2022
  • Section 18.4 Reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes, updated February 2022
  • Section 2.5 Industry sales figures as estimates for consumption, updated February 2022
  • Section 10A.7 Mechanisms of influence—political lobbying, updated February 2022
  • Section 13.0 Introduction to the pricing and taxation of tobacco products in Australia, updated January 2022
  • Section 13.2 Tobacco taxes in Australia, updated January 2022
  • Section 13.3 The price of tobacco products in Australia, updated January 2022
  • Section 13.10 Arguments against tax increases promoted by the tobacco industry, updated January 2022
  • Appendix 1.15 Understanding the tobacco industry, updated January 2022
  • Earlier updates